Edwardian Leeds in postcards.

by Kevin Grady

Publisher: Leeds Civic Trust in Leeds

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ContributionsStringer, John.
The Physical Object
Pagination75p. :
Number of Pages75
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Softback, each book is approx 25 pages. Edwardian Leeds in Postcards. Authors: Kevin Grady and John Stringer With the help of picture postcards of the period, join us for a tour of Edwardian Leeds and the surrounding areas, passing through busy streets whose names are so familiar.

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The Tyneside-Wearside region, with Newcastle upon Tyne as its center and Sunderland as a main city, has coal mines and steel, electrical engineering, chemical, and shipbuilding and repair industries.The book is also an attempt to use fiction, and particularly Proust, as a theoretical source. I led a three-year project with Morna O’Neill that resulted in the co-edited publication The Edwardian Sense: Art, Design and Performance in Britain, (Yale University Press, ).